A fantastic antique cast iron lemon squeezer with a ceramic (iron stone) insert and wood plunger. It dates to the early 1900’s and is still fully functional today.
Raised lettering reads, "The ARCADE No. 2 LEMON SQUEEZER”.
Measures 8-1/2 inches long by 3-1/4 inches wide.
The lemon squeezer is in excellent condition. All components are original and without damage.
A beautiful survivor of antique American kitchenware.
HISTORIQUE: The Arcade Manufacturing Co. was founded as the Novelty Iron Works in 1868, in Illinois. The company made small cast iron machinery for home use, especially coffee grinders. The company grew and in 1908 they began producing cast iron animal toy banks and then other high quality toys. Arcade became one of the country's leading toy manufacturers.